Eye Doctors of Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser
Leonard R. Achiron, OD - Optometrist, Center Director
Dr. Achiron grew up in Brooklyn, New York where he attended the State University of New York @ Buffalo and received a Bachelors degree in Psychology. He attended the prestigious New England College of Optometry where he graduated with teaching and clinical honors. He completed a post graduate residency at the Health America Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he was asked to remain on faculty until he was recruited by Emory University School of Medicine in 1993.
As an assistant professor in academic medicine, Dr. Achiron flourished, publishing over 25 papers and numerous book chapters while lecturing throughout the country. His ophthalmologic specialties in ocular disease, visual impairment and applied Physiologic Optics gave him national recognition while at Emory and earned him placement in the Who’s Who of Medicine. After teaching at an academic medical center for much of the 1990’s, Dr. Achiron took on the role of Center Director for Omni Eye Services, a multi-specialty ophthalmologic referral center specializing in LASIK eye surgery and Clear Corneal Cataract Surgery.
Dr. Achiron has co-managed over 50,000 LASIK procedures. With his level of experience, Dr. Achiron has become world renown in the field of refractive surgery and along with his colleagues, recently submitted a research paper on LASIK and Mono vision in the Journal of Refractive Surgery, 2003. Dr. Achiron is board certified since 1993, and currently serves as adjunct clinical professor at Pacific University, University of St. Louis-Missouri, Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the New England College of Optometry where he enjoys teaching residents and performing vision research.
He is a diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology, Georgia Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Achiron is an avid musician; he plays drums, vibes and percussion, and is a brown belt in Chong Nhu Karate.
Steven W. Stetson, MD -
Dr. Stetson has served as Chief of
Ophthalmology and then Medical Director of the Air Force's prestigious
Air Force Academy Laser Eye Clinic. Under his guidance, the Air Force
Academy Laser Eye Clinic achieved the best surgery results among the
USAF's six centers and Dr. Stetson was officially recognized for
superior customer satisfaction.
Born and raised in
Dr. Stetson graduated Cum Laude from Colgate
University in New York,
and then earned an MD degree with honors at the
University of Vermont College of Medicine.
He distinguished himself again in residency at the
Center, where he obtained the highest
percentile in the Ophthalmology Knowledge Assessment Examinations.
David G. O’Day, MD
Dr. David O’Day is a highly trained and experienced corneal and refractive surgeon, with expertise in the most advanced techniques of corneal and vision correction surgeries. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he has traveled far to receive a well-rounded education and the highest quality professional training obtainable. He has applied this training since 1993 in both academic and private ophthalmologic practice settings, with subspecialty focus on corneal and refractive surgery.
Dr. O’Day completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He went on to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. for graduate and professional studies, first completing a Masters of Science in Physiology and then a Doctorate in Medicine. While in medical school, Dr. O’Day
was awarded a Naval Health Professions Scholarship. In return,
he accepted an obligation to serve for four years on active duty in
the United States Navy as a physician.
Upon leaving the active duty military, Dr. O’Day received his residency and fellowship training from two of the finest programs in the country. He completed an ophthalmology residency in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Ophthalmology, a residency program that has consistently been ranked amongst the top ten in the country. Dr. O’Day was then awarded highly competitive fellowships for further training in cornea and external diseases at the University of Minnesota, and in refractive surgery at the Phillips Eye Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He completed his training in 1993, and was certified a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1994.
Dr. O’Day is devoted to the highest quality medical and surgical eye care of his patients. He has performed thousands of complicated microsurgical procedures to restore eyesight and correct potentially blinding problems. His corneal/refractive fellowship training and extensive experience has served him well in performing refractive surgery, where superior clinical outcomes and low complication rates are the norm for him. In successfully performing over 45,000 corneal refractive procedures, Dr. O’Day has proven that it is his reputation, experience and training credentials that set him apart
in his field.